Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012
L.A. Bariatrics, a weight loss program located at Marina Del Rey Hospital continues its efforts to help patients by offering short and concise information through infographics.
At the end of the last month L.A. Bariatrics published its first infographic called Obesity in United States of America and now continues with statistical information on Economic Costs Related to Obesity.
The concise statistical information offered by these graphics are giving the reader an instant image about the situation without being necessary to research the given subject.
The graphic of economic costs related to obesity gives a total cost of 92.2 billion dollars. This total cost is divided into two sections direct and indirect costs. The graphic gives a short definition of these costs and offers precise statistical numbers regarding the percentage of these costs.
The graphic then goes on showing the costs of obesity by insurance status and then the costs of healthcare for patients suffering from obesity related medical conditions going through the most common weight related illnesses.
This infographic is meant to offer an easy to read financial overview regarding obesity and related conditions.
“The medical community recognizes obesity as a medical condition that, if treated, improves or reduces the risk of many diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, joint pain and sleep apnea. Obesity and weight control are among the leading problematic medical conditions facing the population today, and insurance coverage makes these procedures much more affordable.” – says Dr. Korman.
About L.A. Bariatrics & Dr. Jeremy Korman
L.A. Bariatrics a weight loss program located in Marina Del Rey having as medical director Dr. Jeremy Korman a skilled and dedicated bariatric surgeon who has successfully performed over 1,000 bariatric procedures on patients not only from Los Angeles County but from all over the United States. He leads a multidisciplinary bariatric team, which focuses on helping weight loss patients to achieve their weight loss goals and harmoniously reintegrate into society. Dr. Korman’s team combines exceptional surgical outcomes with individually targeted guidelines on bariatric surgery afterlife.